Belfast Telegraph

Friday 19 September 2014

Kincora Boys' Home scandal: journalist Peter McKenna dies

The journalist who exposed the sex abuse scandal at the Kincora boys' home in east Belfast has died.

Peter McKenna, who was in his late 60s, passed away in Royal Victoria Hospital yesterday.

The Belfast reporter's story of 1980 revealing an Establishment cover-up of abuse rocked Northern Ireland and led to the conviction of three paedophiles.

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